Here’s What’s Happening in Halton for Remembrance Day
Remembrance Day is coming up and it is important to take some time to honour those who have fought for our freedom.
With that being said, here's what's happening in the Halton Region for Remembrance Day.
The Royal Canadian Legion parade will proceed west along Lakeshore Road from 79 Jones St. to the Cenotaph for the Ceremony of Remembrance hosted by the Royal Canadian Legion.
The parade will start at 10 a.m.
A Ceremony of Remembrance will take place at 11 a.m.
George’s Square Ceremony
A veterans parade will proceed east along Lakeshore Road to Trafalgar Road, and north on Trafalgar Road into George's Square for the Ceremony of Remembrance.
The parade, hosted by Oakville Legion Branch 114, will begin at 11 a.m.
Sunrise Remembrance Day Service - Spencer Smith Park
This 30-minute ceremony takes place at the Naval Ships Memorial Monument in Spencer Smith Park.
The ceremony will start at 9 a.m.
Remembrance Day Parade - Brant to Elgin Street, Elgin to Locus Street, Locust to Ontario Street
The parade will begin at 10:30 a.m. and will start at Central Public School.
Remembrance Day Service - Cenotaph, City Hall 426 Brant St.
This 45 to 60 minute ceremony is held at the Cenotaph, on the north side of City Hall.
The ceremony will begin at 11 a.m.
Remembrance Day Parade
The Milton branch of the Royal Canadian Legion will be holding its annual Remembrance Day parade.
The parade will begin at the Legion, 21 Charles St., and will march to the Cenotaph at Victoria Park for the service commencing at 2 p.m. Reception at the Legion to follow.
The parade will start at 1:30 p.m.
With Glowing Hearts - A Musical Tribute to the Armed Forces
The Halton Hills Concert Band (HHCB) will be presenting the 6th annual, “With Glowing Hearts Musical Tribute” to the Armed Forces.
Guest performers this year include the Lorne Scots Pipes and Drums and the Georgetown District High School Symphonic Band.
Enjoy a variety of music, including popular movie music, marches, sing-along and classic swing tunes, performed against the backdrop of powerful visuals designed to remember and celebrate the Armed Forces.
Tickets are $20 for adults, $10 for students, and children 12 and under are free.
Refreshments are included.
A portion of the proceeds will be donated to War Amps Canada (local).
Tickets are available at:
* J.V. Clothing, Georgetown Market Place
* Miller's Scottish Bakery, 330 Guelph St., Georgetown
* HHCB Display Table Sat, Oct. 20 and 27 at Georgetown Market Place
* by calling 905-873-6144, from any band member or at the door
The event will take place from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the Georgetown Christian Reformed Church, 11611 Trafalgar Rd.
Glen Williams Remembrance Day Parade & Service
This parade will take place from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. and the march off will start at Glen Williams Public School at about 1:45 p.m.
The school is located at 512 Main St, Georgetown, ON.
A Remembrance Day service will follow the parade.
Georgetown Remembrance Day Parade & Service
This event will take place from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The parade will begin at the Georgetown Legion on Market Street and will march off at around 10:30 a.m.
The service will take place from 11 a.m. to 12:25 p.m.
Remembrance Day Bells of Peace Service
This event will take place from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on the corner of James Street and Charles Street in Georgetown.
The Royal Canadian Legion will help honour the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I through the introduction of a Bells of Peace Initiative.
The general concept stems from the use of bells as a celebratory announcement that the war had ended.
This was common at the end of both world wars.
Acton Remembrance Day Parade
This parade will start at Hide House and march to the Cenotaph.
This parade will take place from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.